Monday, September 28, 2009

Tadka Dal Fry


Toor Dal - 1/3 of a cup
Channa Dal - 1/3 of a cup
Mung Dal - 1/3 of a cup
Onion - 1 medium
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Cumin Powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1tbsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Salt - to taste
water - 3 cups

For Tadaka(seasoning)

Butter - 1 tbsp
Green chillies- 3
Ginger - 1tsp
Garlic - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup


Wash and Soak the dal in water for 3o minutes.Cook the dal with salt and turmeric powder.keep it aside.
In a pan heat oil and add the Asafoetida powder.Saute it and add chopped onion and saute it till the onions are translucent.Add the spice powders and mix well.Then Pour the dal mixture to this .Add 1 cup water if it is too thick.Cook for 5 minutes.In a small pan add butter and Splutter the mustard and cumin seeds.Add ginger ,garlic,Green chillies and curry leaves.Saute well till the garlic become golden brown colour.Pour this over the curry and garnish with Coriander leaves.Serve hot with Chapathi or any type of indian bread.


  1. Wow!! that looks absolutely delicious & Healthy!!
    keep rolling sree..

  2. Hi Sree... first tim here... I jsut love this dal .. I have a similar post.. Dal Tiranga in mine....
    Well presented...

    Do sneak a peek in my blog when time permits..

  3. Simple & tasty Dal.Do visit my blog when u find time

  4. First time here..u have a nice blog..This is new to me..will try this

  5. Hey Sree!!
    Thanks a lot for visiting Vazhayila and leading me here..
    Dal looks simply yummy!!!
    Keep rocking!!

  6. sree,
    Ur blog luks cute like u!
    Nice collection. Luv that 'ulli thoran&ethapazha pulisseri'.Keep rocking dear!

  7. i am making this tonight... will let u know how it comes out..


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